Duke Rowing BIO
2015: Member of the 2V4 in both races during the opening weekend, against Clemson and Boston University … boat placed third in its first outing, behind Clemson’s V4 and Duke’s V4 with a time of 7:57.75 … in day’s second race, crew took fourth in 8:24.00 … led the V4 to the Karen Plumleigh Cortney Cup Petite Final by placing third in the preliminary heat (8:06.96) … crew finished fourth in the petite final in 8:18.01 … in three races at the Clemson Invitational against seven ranked squads, part of the V4 that placed sixth (8:09.7), seventh (7:51.8) and sixth (7:58.2) … finished campaign as a member of the V4 in the ACC Championship as it placed fourth in its preliminary heat (7:36.2) and second in the Petite Final (7:53.8).
2013-14: Began the year as a member of the 2V4 at the season-opening Cardinal Invitational, as the boat finished in 7:53.08 during the morning session and 7:58 during the afternoon session … also a member of the 2V8 (7:02.95) during the Cardinal Invitational … a key member of the 2V8 that placed third (6:59.90) against Clemson, Iowa, Kansas, Buffalo and Purdue, finishing only behind the Tigers and Hawkeyes … a member of the 2V8 that downed No. 20 Oregon State’s crew at the Oregon State Classic with a time of 6:41.8 … competed with the 2V8 at the UVA Invite, where the boat finished in 7:11.4 in the morning session and 7:07.8 in the second session … in the ACC Championship Grand Final, was a member of the Blue Devils’ 2V8 crew that placed sixth.
Fall 2013: Rowed with the 3V8 at the Princeton Chase, helping the boat place 31st out of 52 entries.
2012-13: Rowed with the 2V4 that beat Clemson in the season-opening regatta on Lake Hartwell...rowed with the 2V4 that defeated Louisville at the Cardinal Invitational...competed with the 2V4 at the Clemson Invitational.
Prep: Rowed for the Mercer Junior Rowing Club as a senior...placed second at Mid-Atlantic Regionals in the V8+...member of the first MJRC women's 8 to attend US Rowing Youth Nationals...won Mercer Lake Super Sprints in the MJRC V8+...was a member of the rowing team at The Hun School as a junior and sophomore...as a junior, placed seventh at the SRAA's in the V4+...won Mercer Lake Super Sprints in the V4+ for The Hun School... finished second at the Mid-Atlantic Regionals in the V4+ as a junior...placed ninth at the SRAAs om the V4+ as a sophomore...finished eighth in the V4+ at the Stotesbury her sophomore year....also a three-year letterwinner in swimming at The Hun School...was captain of her swim team he junior year... member of the Honor Council and Discipline Committee during her senior and junior year.
Personal: Born October 14, 1992 in Knoxville, Tenn. ... the daughter of Mark and Amy Kolman ... has one sister, Pepper ... parents were members of the University of Tennessee swim team ... graduated from Duke in May 2015 with a degree in history.